Mwaniki DL, Guthua SW.Occurrence and characteristics of mandibular fractures in Nairobi, Kenya.Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1990 Jun;28(3):200-2.

Citation:
W PROFGUTHUASYMON. "Mwaniki DL, Guthua SW.Occurrence and characteristics of mandibular fractures in Nairobi, Kenya.Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1990 Jun;28(3):200-2.". In: Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1990 Jun;28(3):200-2. Elsevier; 1990.

Abstract:

Analysis of 355 cases with fractures of the mandible indicated that 74.9% of the cases were due to interpersonal violence and 13.8% were caused by road traffic accidents. The men to women ratio was 8.4:1 and 75.5% of the fracture cases had single fractures while 24.5% had multiple fractures. In cases with a single fracture, the most commonly involved mandibular site was the body (42.2%). The angle of mandible was most frequently fractured (50.5%) in cases with multiple fractures.

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